Friday 06 July 2012
IWC gives NZ a slap over Maui's dolphinsNew Zealand Herald | 06 Jul 2012
The International Whaling Commission has urged New Zealand and Mexico to take immediate action to prevent the extinction of small marine mammals that are being killed by gillnets set by the fishing industry.
Eddies, not sunlight, spur annual bloom of tiny plants in North AtlanticEurekAlert | 06 Jul 2012
Researchers have long believed that the longer days and calmer seas of spring set off an annual bloom of plants in the North Atlantic, but University of Washington scientists and collaborators discovered that warm eddies fuel the growth three weeks before the sun does.
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